Presence Health

The teaching faculty at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital and the other affiliated institutions are committed to providing residents with the education and skills necessary to become outstanding obstetricians and gynecologists.

The following list provides information about our faculty. All of our subspecialists are board-certified in their respective subspecialty field.

 

Eden Takhsh, MD
Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Program Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Training Program

Emily Lombard, DO
Associate Program Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Training Program
Assistant Professor, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Illinois Medical School

Freidoon Azizi, MD
Director, Gynecologic Oncology
Associate Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School

Raynelda Hidalgo, MD
Vice Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Howard Strassner, MD
Director, Maternal/Fetal Medicine
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rush University

Xavier Pombar, DO
Maternal/Fetal Medicine
Assistant Professor, Rush University

Ramkrishna Mehendale, MD
Maternal/Fetal Medicine
Assistant Professor, Rush University

Ramakrishna Velamati, MD
Director, Neonatology 

Jozef F. Mazurek, MD
Moderator, Journal Club
Assistant Professor, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School

Sylvia Botros, MD
Director, Urogynecology
Professor, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School

 

Additional Core Faculty Members

 

Other Faculty Members